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Chicagoan

[shi-kah-goh-uh n, -kaw-] /ʃɪˈkɑ goʊ ən, -ˈkɔ-/
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of Chicago, Ill.
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  • Chicagoan (decisively)—I feel it in my bones that Chicago is going to have the fair.

  • Rose went to see the parts of the city which no true Chicagoan ever visits.

    Rose of Dutcher's Coolly

    Hamlin Garland
  • He was arrested by the Chicagoan's orders, and taken to jail.

    In Indian Mexico (1908) Frederick Starr
  • "These waters are fairly infested with them," the Chicagoan explained.

    The Vision Spendid William MacLeod Raine
  • Without an instant's hesitation, only compressing his lips firmly together, the Chicagoan presses the red-hot iron upon his arm.

    Miss Caprice St. George Rathborne

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